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6 edition of The Life of Captain Sir Richard Burton found in the catalog.

The Life of Captain Sir Richard Burton

by Isabel Burton

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  • 14 Currently reading

Published by University Press of the Pacific .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Biography: general,
  • Biography/Autobiography,
  • Biography & Autobiography,
  • Biography / Autobiography,
  • Adventurers & Explorers,
  • Historical - British

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages588
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8272847M
    ISBN 100898759870
    ISBN 109780898759877

    Is the subject of books: The Life of Captain Sir Richard F. Burton, , BY: Isabel Burton, DETAILS: (2 vols.) The Life of Sir Richard Burton, , BY: Thomas Wright, DETAILS: (2 vols.) Author of books: Sindh, and the Races That Inhabit the Valley of the Indus () Pilgrimage to El-Medinah and Mecca (–56, travelogue)Born: Sir Captain Richard burton was the real-deal: a man's man. His accomplishments will always amaze even generations to come. Every page is chock-full of intrique and adventure, so much that the readers must constantly remind themselves that Captain Burton is, in fact, a non-fictional character. Expect to be captivated to the very end of the book/5(29).

    In “Captain Sir Richard Francis Burton,” biographer Edward Rice gives us the definitive work on Burton, a book so full of fascinating historical scholarship and yet so exotic and exciting that Author: JONATHAN KIRSCH. Sir Richard Francis Burton was an English explorer, scholar, geographer, translator, writer, soldier, translator, cartographer, spy, linguist, poet, ethnologist, fencer and diplomat. He was born into a respectable and affluent family in Devonshire, England. His father was a British army officer and his mother was the daughter of a wealthy squire.

    The Complete Works of Captain Sir Richard Francis Burton, including his journal articles, together with the standard biographies, numerous portraits, images and critical commentary. Supplemented by the Complete Works of Isabel Burton, and John Hanning Speke. Free and unexpurgated. Additional Physical Format: Online version: Burton, Isabel, Lady, Life of Captain Sir Richd. F. Burton. New York: D. Appleton, (OCoLC)


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The Life of Captain Sir Richard Burton [Isabel Burton] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Lady Burton's version of her life and travels with her famous husband Sir Richard Francis Burton to Syria, Tunis, EuropePrice: $ The Life of Captain Sir Richard F.

Burton, 2 Vol. Set by Isabella Burton (Author), Isabel Burton (Author) ISBN Format: Hardcover. The Life of Captain Sir Richard F. Burton: Volume 1 Paperback – June 7, by Isabel Arundell Burton (Author) See all 4 formats and editions Hide other formats and editions. Price New from Used from Leather Bound Author: Isabel Arundell Burton.

Sir Richard crossed the Somali desert, was the first European to reach Lake Tanganyika, wrote a comprehensive book on swordsmanship, lived in a brothel while studying mysticism, translated the ARABIAN NIGHTS, and visited the forbidden city of Mecca (in disguise). A rather full life.

Book Season = Winter /5. It is quite an achievement to author a biography of Sir Richard Burton and leave the reader bored and generally disinterested. A person with the lifetime of activities, successes and yes, failures boasted by Burton deserves better/5(57).

The Life of Captain Sir Richard F. Burton Author: Isabel Burton,Lady Isabel Burton Publisher: Asian Educational Services ISBN: Category: Explorers Page: View:   Book Source: Digital Library of India Item : Burton, Isabel The Life Of Captain Sir Richard F.

Burton Vol. Addeddate ark://t8dg57s0n Ocr ABBYY FineReader Ppi Scanner Internet Archive Python library dev4. plus-circle Add Review. comment. Reviews There are no. Burton, Isabel. The Life of Sir Richard F. Burton. 2 vols. London, Chapman and Hall.A primary source for many of the Burton 'facts'.

Hitchman, Francis. Richard F. Burton 2 vols. London. The first life, written partly with Burton's own cooperation, which was withdrawn after he.

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Burton, volume 1 (of 2) by Lady Isabel Burton - Free Ebook Project Gutenberg. Title: The Life of Captain Sir Richard F. Burton By his Wife Isabel Burton Author: Isabel Burton Release Date: Ap [EBook #] Language: English Character set encoding: UTF-8 *** START OF THIS PROJECT GUTENBERG EBOOK LIFE OF SIR RICHARD F.

BURTON *** Produced by Clare Graham and Marc D'Hooghe at Free Literature (online soon in an. Early life and education (–) Burton was born in Torquay, Devon, at on 19 March ; in his autobiography, he incorrectly claimed to have been born in the family home at Barham House in Elstree in Hertfordshire.

He was baptized on 2 September at Elstree Church in Alma mater: Trinity College, Oxford. Free and unexpurgated. The Life of Sir Richard F. Burton by Isabel Burton Sir Richard Francis Burton: Sindh, Mecca, Harrar, Tanganyika, Camoens & the Arabian Nights. Life. The Devil Drives: A Life of Sir Richard Burton was a fascinating biography of an extraordinary man.

I read the book originally many years ago, but through various moves, I lost my copy, but. I got it again from Amazon, and I read it on vacation by:   texts All Books All Texts latest This Just In Smithsonian Libraries FEDLINK The life of Captain Sir Richd. Burton by Burton, Isabel, Lady, Publication date Topics Burton, Richard Francis, Sir, Publisher New York: D.

Appleton Collection newyorkpubliclibrary; americana Digitizing sponsor MSNPages: Sir Richard Burton, in full Sir Richard Francis Burton, (born MaTorquay, Devonshire, England—died OctoTrieste, Austria-Hungary [now in Italy]), English scholar-explorer and Orientalist who was the first European to discover Lake Tanganyika and to penetrate hitherto-forbidden Muslim cities.

He published 43 volumes on his explorations and almost 30 volumes of. Of No Country is a rather slim anthology of the works of the famed, Victorian explorer and rake, Sir Richard Burton. It covers a broad range of his eclectic writings and translations - fifteen different works in all, plus excerpts from Lady Burton's biography of her husband.4/5.

While on an expedition inSir Richard Francis Burton was lying in his tent on the remote Horn of Africa when roughly Somali warriors attacked his camp. It was around two in the morning, and Burton and his 42 comrades were bombarded with flying spears.

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It has been said of Captain Richard Burton that "the whole of his life was a protest against social conventions" (DNB). In Isabel Burton's biography of her husband, she covers "every event in Burton's life, including the contentious issues such as his deathbed 'conversion' and The Scented Garden The first reviews in the major literary organs were critical, but the general mass of newspaper reviews.

Since this is the second biography I have read covering the life of Sir Richard Burton this review will be twofold: first, about this book itself, and second, concerning the person and character of Richard Burton and those of his associates.

First, this book is not a novel/5. Burton, Captain Sir Richard F., Life of, by his wife. One of the most romantic figures of the nineteenth century was Sir Richard Burton. He was of mixed Irish, Scotch, English, French, and possibly Arabian and Gipsy blood; he claimed his descent direct from Louis XIV.

of France; he published upwards of eighty bulky volumes, including translations of the ‘Arabian Nights’ and the ‘Lusiad.Life of Captain Sir Richard F. Burton. New Delhi: Asian Educational Services, (OCoLC) Online version: Burton, Isabel, Lady, Life of Captain Sir Richard F.

Burton. New Delhi: Asian Educational Services, (OCoLC) Named Person: Richard Francis Burton, Sir; Richard Francis Burton, Sir: Document Type: Book.texts All Books All Texts latest This Just In Smithsonian Libraries FEDLINK (US) Genealogy Lincoln Collection.

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